The University of Michigan shows immense growth and engagement in sustainability education, research and operations, according to a new report designed to track and measure progress.
Schindler Elevator Corporation has received a Merit Award for Excellence in Architecture from AIA New Jersey.
In order to make manufacturing a sustainable process, companies must green their supply chains by sustainably sourcing materials, reducing the carbon footprint of factories and transportation, and properly disposing of old products.
- By Lisa Cairns
- Jan 29, 2013
By updating their online services, EIA has expanding their API on order to make public access easier to accomplish for state energy data.
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has announced 17 companies and organizations as the winners of the Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (GEELA), which is the highest environmental honor in California.
New research from the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) shows that treating chicken coops and cages with hot air can help minimize the amount of disease-causing bacteria that is passed on to other groups of birds during transport.
Operations at West Carrollton successfully resumed during 2012 with a transformed process safety mission. Lessons learned from the events in Ohio are now being applied to the safety programs at the other five PSM-covered facilities.
- By Hope Luebeck
- Jan 28, 2013
The EPA has released “America’s Children and the Environment, Third Edition”, which is a comprehensive compilation of information regarding children’s health and the environment from several different sources.
Researchers from Istituto Officina dei Materiali at CNR and of the International School for Advanced Studies of Trieste (SISSA) have created a new ferroelectric material, called diisopropylammonium bromide (DIPAB), which may be the answer to creating more environmentally friendly electronics.
A group of students from Lakewood High School Team 1 has won the Colorado High School Science Bowl. The team will travel to the 23rd National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C., in April to compete for the national title against 70 other high schools.
The EPA is now accepting applications for the 2013 Environmental Merit Awards, which recognizes environmental achievements that were accomplished during the previous year. Applications will be accepted until Mar. 1, 2013.
Ohio University in Athens County has been awarded an environmental education grant of $45,253 from the Ohio EPA for a virtual learning experience.
The DEP in Pennsylvania will be conducting a study to look at the naturally occurring levels of radioactivity in by-products that are associated with oil and natural gas development.
Since the adoption of the Kyoto protocol and the growing consciousness of “renewable energies”, more European countries are beginning to provide public incentives on photovoltaic systems. During the past few years, solar applications in Italy have seen a dramatic increase in sales and usage. Since the construction of one of the largest photovoltaic roofing systems in Italy, perimeter security of the area became a large concern.
Partly because fears about nuclear power persist and thanks to government support, the sector will grow strongly this year, Frost & Sullivan predicts.
The LEED-certified facility will produce 30 percent fewer CO2 emissions and significantly lower chlorofluorocarbons from its operations. Its energy consumption has been reduced by approximately $2 million annually, according to Shell's announcement.
In order to continue serving their customers with high-quality seafood, McDonald’s will begin serving Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified seafood, which helps protect future fish supplies, in all of its locations across the U.S.
According to a new study, climate change can cause soils to reach higher temperatures, which could make those soils release additional carbon into the atmosphere.
Molds are commonly found in homes and commercial buildings, and if left untreated can cause health problems to those that are exposed to them.
- By Carl Bennett
- Jan 23, 2013
Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its annual list of the top states for new LEED certifications in 2012. According to the results, Texas ranks No. 10.